Caroline Shakwei Sawe Mbindyo
Caroline Mbindyo has worked in the technology sector for more than 15 years. At the African Medical & Research Foundation (AMREF), Africa’s leading health development organization, Caroline is the eHealth Program Manager responsible for the development and implementation of AMREFs eHealth programs, including eLearning and mHealth, across sub-Saharan Africa.
Caroline led the team that implemented the pioneering eLearning program for nurses in Kenya, which significantly impacted the delivery of sustainable and cost-effective training for health workers in low resource settings. This program is being replicated by the Ministries of Health of Uganda, Tanzania, Lesotho, Zambia and Senegal with a focus on various cadres of health workers.
With the increase in access to mobile phones in Africa, Caroline is directing a two-year, multi-country study on how mobile devices can be leveraged to improve health care delivery in sub-Saharan Africa. Caroline has published and contributed to the publication of various papers.